Get into Teaching and Training

Are you thinking of becoming a teacher? This 3 hour taster session is for those considering a career in teaching and provides an insight into the course options available. You will also take part in a number of activities that give a flavour of Teacher Training course delivery at KCC. This is an ideal option for those considering enrolling on The City & Guilds Award in Education & Training (6502) or The Canterbury Christchurch University Diploma in Education & Training.

Introduction to Teaching (Free Advice & Guidance session)

Teacher Training advice and guidance is held at our Kensington Centre each month and offers potential applicants information on the Teacher Training courses available at KCC. Each event is hosted by a member of the Teacher Training team who will gladly answer any questions you may have. Those wishing to apply for a course are then asked to complete BKSB maths & English initial assessments. The advice and guidance session is free. However, we ask that you arrive promptly and allow two hours for completion.

Jewellery Taster Course

Recommended for those wishing to find out more about jewellery making to prepare for a more substantial course later in the year. The two sessions will offer an introduction to basic metal working skills suitable for working with precious metals and enable students to gain confidence in a practical jewellery workshop.

Get into Sociology and Humanities

Explore the possible career pathways from the study of sociology and humanities. Come and find out what your first steps need to be.

African Studies

Explore the possible pathways into African Caribbean Studies. Come and find out what your first steps need to be.

Design and Make a piece of jewellery

In week 1 you will design and make a personalised ring.
In week 2 the project will be to make a pair of earrings.
If you have previous experience, you will work on a personal design.
If you are an ESOL student currently attending an ESOL course at KCC, this course will be FREE for you.

Materials fee £5

20th Century Architecture and Design

Why did Sweden based architect, Ralph Erskine sail an old Thames barge, on a hazardous voyage from London to Stockholm? And why was Tatlin’s Tower, a Soviet constructivist building designed to rival the Eiffel Tower, never built?
If you’re fascinated by these and other questions from the history of 20th century architecture and design, then this course is for you. Learn about the development of architecture and design in Europe, North America and the former Soviet Union. Discover the key architects, designers and movements that emerged, many as a response to the end of world wars, industrialisation and scientific and technological progress. No prior knowledge needed

Certificate in Book-keeping & Accounts L1

Master the fundamentals of double-entry bookkeeping. You will take an examination at the end of the course. There are no entry requirements, although you should be numerate.